The incidence of these birth defects remains terribly high in Indonesia, and many families cannot afford the surgery needed. Yet, without these relatively simple operations, these children can become outcasts in their own society and face a future of even greater hardship and struggle. Your assistance to these children truly helps change lives for the better.
For many years we have worked closely in support of Dr. Gentur and his surgical team. Dr. Gentur is widely respected both in Indonesia and abroad for his wealth of knowledge in the reconstructive surgery field, and in particular for his pioneering work in Indonesia in operating on babies and infants.
The Yayasan HOG Indonesian Chapter (YHOG) is a registered charity of bike riders and non-riders alike. The Chapter was incorporated in 1987 and is the first Harley Davidson Owners Group Chapter to be registered outside of the United States. Since our incorporation, we have focused our fund-raising efforts on helping orphanages, and in particular supporting facial reconstructive surgery for infants and children born with harelip or cleft palate defects. By the end of this year YHOG will have helped change the lives of over 3,250 Indonesian children.
“The Yayasan HOG committee and members give their time and efforts free of charge, we are proud to say that over 97 cents of every dollar raise goes straight to supporting our surgical programs, bettering young and impoverished Indonesian children’s lives.”